Facebook Inc.(FB) plans to announce the opening of a new artificial-intelligence center in Montreal on Friday, according to media reports.
The Facebook AI Research (FAIR) lab is the company's second AI research facility outside of the USA, and will be led by computer scientist and McGill professor Joelle Pineau.
"Our goal with artificial intelligence is to build systems that are better than people at perception - seeing, hearing, language and so on", Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said at the company's F8 developer conference in April, reports CNBC.
American social networking giant Facebook is making a play to expand its artificial intelligence research efforts.
Yann LeCun, Facebook's chief AI scientist, said the company was attracted to Montreal by the city's strong talent pool in artificial intelligence. "We recognize this, and look forward to working with and investing in the AI community in Montreal to help further enhance Canada's status as one of the most innovative research hubs in the world".
Google past year provided $3.33 million in grant funding to the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms, an academic lab based at the University of Montreal that focuses on machine learning. It has also drawn investment from Google and Uber Technologies Inc.
Combined, Pineau's areas of expertise make her a great fit for a company like Facebook that is trying to flawless human-computer interactions, as is the case with chatbots.
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Police say several people have been injured in the rush-hour incident on a Tube train at Parsons Green station in west London . Trump said the attack was carried out by "a loser terrorist" and urged the U.S.to be proactive in combating terrorism.
According to state law , nursing homes must file emergency preparedness plans with local emergency management in order to operate. The utilities have announced that power outage in some area could be extended for days, it could even extend for weeks.
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Yesterday, talking to reporters aboard Air Force One, Trump apparently thought it'd be a good idea to bring all of this up again . On Wednesday, Trump met in the White House with Senator Tim Scott of SC , the only black Republican in the Senate.
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Chinese bitcoin exchange announces end to trading
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Demonstrators hit street after acquittal of ex- St. Louis officer
Greitens put the National Guard on standby in the days leading up to the verdict as a precautionary step ahead of possible unrest. Both officers got out, Stockley carrying a duty pistol and an AK-47 rifle, which he wasn't permitted to carry by the department.
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It has been extended on several occasions; The latest extension came in July and is expected to last until November 1. The French army's anti-terrorism Operation Sentinel was established following the 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris .